Thursday, May 5, 2011

Early Childhood Education-"Encouraging children to "Make their own Pizza"

Pizza! Yum; when it comes to a cooking project, every child enjoys to help out. It can be measuring the ingredients or using there fine motor skills to knead the dough. This cooking project is a great way to get children to eat there vegetables and make there own pizza at home, preschool or daycare!

Ingredients for the dough:
3/4 cups warm water
2 cups white bread flour
dash of salt
1 package very active yeast
corn meal
cooking spray-pam

-Mix the water, flour, salt and yeast together in a bowl;using your hands.
-Set aside and let rise-about 1-2 hours
-Flour a cutting board and using a dough roller, roll out the dough-sprinkling flour on the pizza dough; so it doesn't stick to the roller.
-Spray pam on a  pizza stone via amazon  (click on the amazon word to search)

-Sprinkle some corn meal on the sheet, transfer dough to the baking sheet and form pizza on sheet.
Turn oven on 415

red tomato sauce, pesto sauce,cheese, peperoni,salami,chicken breast slices,pineapple,zucchini,onion, bell pepper,basil,tomatoes,mushrooms,olives,asparagus

Bake in the oven for 20 minutes


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